Salinas police are investigating the armed robbery of a market Friday morning. The robbery occurred at about 9:50 a.m. at Corner Market, located at 497 E. Alisal St., police said. Two suspects believed to be teenagers entered the store, one of whom had a small handgun, according to police. The suspects demanded money, but for unknown reasons left the store. On their way out, one of the suspects grabbed some clothing in the story, and they fled to a nearby vehicle, police said. One of the suspects is described as Hispanic, between 16 and 18 years old, 5 feet 4 inches tall, weighs about 180 pounds, and was wearing a blue hooded sweatshirt with gray lining, black shorts, and black and white shoes, according to police. The other suspect is described as Hispanic, at least 16 years old, 5 feet 8 inches tall and weighing about 160 pounds. He was wearing a black hooded sweatshirt with a white scarf around his face, either black or blue pants, and was holding the small handgun. The suspect vehicle is described as a white Nissan Sentra or Buick Regal.
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